Archimedes - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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of Syracuse - mathematician and inventor; died in 211 B.c.
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Archimedes runs from his bath exclaiming "I've found it" after workin
Archimedes constructs war engines for Hieron.
and sea, but are forced back by war machines designed by Archimedes.
Archimedes visits Egypt and invents "Archimedes' Screw".
Archimedes constructs a globe which represents the movements of the
Archimedes requests that his tombstone shows his discovery of the rat
General remarks on the character and achievements of Archimedes.
Marcellus captures Syracuse; the death of Archimedes.
Gallus explains Archimedes' globe.
Cicero uncovers and restores Archimedes' tomb at Syracuse.
Athen_* 05.206-208 *
of Syracuse, which also Archimedes the geometrician super
by the contrivances of Archimedes, used to say that Arch
rime. [Ol. 139.1] The engineer Archimedes was in his prime
in a similar way that Archimedes, as they say, burnt
walls by the machines of Archimedes, desisted for a time
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